Sony DSC-RX10M II All-In-One Zoom Digital Camera

Last updated: December 30, 2021


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Product Details

In our analysis of 88 expert reviews, the Sony All-In-One Zoom Digital Camera placed 11th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Sony RX10 II. With the world’s first 1-inch stacked back-side illuminated Exmor RS CMOS sensor (1), a new world of super-real photography emerges. Zoom in with the RX10 II. Use it to create spectacular 20.2MP still images, stunning 4K movies (2), up to 40x super slow motion (3) and much more.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The Sony RX10 II’s image quality is excellent at lower ISO settings. The camera has a 20.2-megapixel 1-inch sensor, which accounts for this.
Another plus is an autofocus system that uses 315 phase detection AF points and 25 contrast detect points that cover almost the entire sensor. Shutter lag is really a thing of the past and you can capture super-fast action. Couple it with an electronic shutter speed of 1/32,000th of second and there isn’t much you can’t grab.
. The lens performs extremely well throughout its zoom range; details are perhaps not quite as crisp as from the RX10 II's lens, but given the far greater reach of this lens that's not surprising.
It can easily split its time between being an excellent stills camera and an outstanding video machine.
4K is useful even if you plan to output at lower resolution (potential for cropping, stabilizing or just increasing image quality by downsampling post-capture)
4K is useful even if you plan to output at lower resolution (potential for cropping, stabilizing or just increasing image quality by downsampling post-capture)

What reviewers didn't like

The Sony RX10 II screen is handy too. It’s a 3-inch 1.23-million dot display that tilts up and down, helping you shoot higher and lower than head height. However, thanks to the viewfinder eyepiece bulge it can’t flip around to let you see yourself for selfies.
The 24 fps can be lowered to slower options as you drill down into the menus. Although we’ve used Sony cameras for years, the menu system is still dense and we hope it’s revamped in the future.
Sharpness increases marginally when stopping down slightly, but there's very little in it. Diffraction becomes more noticeable by f/11, although with a little more sharpening applied details are still very good. I would avoid going much above this if possible – by f/16 there's a noticeable fall-off in quality, as you'd expect
Autofocus is good in most situations, though it does struggle when photographing fast action, using AF-C.
Uncorrected raw files show high distortion and high chromatic aberration at wide angle (that's not unusual in this class of camera, though)
Uncorrected raw files show high distortion and high chromatic aberration at wide angle (that's not unusual in this class of camera, though)
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